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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    Cabinet clears push to raise marriage age of women from 18 to 21

     

    (Governance)

    Why did the Union Cabinet pass a proposal to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 years — the same as men, objectives and needs behind the move.

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    9

    Apology first: Govt sticks to stand on Opp demand to revoke the suspension of 12 MPs

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    When can the presiding officer invoke suspension? Differences in powers of Speaker and Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Procedure to be followed for suspension of Rajya Sabha MPs, How can suspension of MPs be justified? Isn’t this an extreme step to take in order to curb unruly behaviour?

     

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    9

    CCEA nod to extension of the irrigation scheme

     

    (Welfare Schemes)

     

    About the Union government approval to the extension of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) till 2026, features of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) and achievements. 

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    9

    Renotify 27% seats reserved for OBCs in local body polls, SC tells Maharashtra, SEC

    (Governance)

     

    Why did the Supreme Court’s ask the Maharashtra government and State Election Commission (SEC) to renotify the 27 per cent seats reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the local body polls and hold elections to them along with the polls to the remaining 73 per cent, past judgments in this context and related issues?

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    December 16, 1971

    The rise of nation 

    (IR)

     

    Bangladesh Liberation War 1971: Background, India’s role in its liberation, What were the causes that led to the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. Explain why India got involved in the war to liberate Bangladesh?

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    Mind the task 

    (Economy)

     

    Why did the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) introduce a prompt corrective action (PCA) framework for non-banking finance companies (NBFCs), objectives behind the move, features?

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    Ladakh and Sixth Schedule

    (Governance)

     

    What is the Sixth Schedule, and can Ladakh be included under it? Why does Ladakh want to be part of the Sixth Schedule? What has been the government’s response?

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    Need for deliberation, legal formalities may delay crypto, PDP Bills

    (Economy )

    Key features of The Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021 Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill, objectives and need